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  • City makes amends with Lois Weisberg, ex-cultural affairs commissioner

    City makes amends with Lois Weisberg, ex-cultural affairs commissioner
    On Wednesday night, the public is invited to gather in Millennium Park to honor a crop of legendary Chicago artists and to watch equally legendary performers fete them, free of charge.
  • Ruby Dee made her graceful mark on artistic, activist stages

     Ruby Dee made her graceful mark on artistic, activist stages
    Ruby Dee packed a lot of power in a tiny package. Barely topping 5 feet, 2 inches, she nevertheless loomed large. Still, there was a softness alongside the steel, a smile gracing her face more often than a frown. There was a kindness in her eyes, a...

    Yo-Yo Ma gives musical challenge to Chicago's Civic Orchestra

    Yo-Yo Ma gives musical challenge to Chicago's Civic Orchestra
    The young musicians of the Civic Orchestra, as enamored as they were of the prospect of being mentored by Yo-Yo Ma, didn't see it coming. The world's most celebrated cellist, who's the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's creative consultant, was chatting...

    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. MILEY CYRUS Back In April, Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz Tour was the talk of the industry, about how she entered the stage by sliding down a huge tongue and exited...

    'Allentown' helps Billy Joel get Library of Congress songwriting award

     
    Billy Joel is being honored by the Library of Congress, and it’s referencing his song “Allentown” in bestowing the award. Joel is the newest recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Librarian of Congress...